One Ukrainian soldier killed in ATO area over past day - Hutsuliak

One Ukrainian soldier killed in ATO area over past day - Hutsuliak

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area in eastern Ukraine over the past day.

Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Spokesman for ATO issues Dmytro Hutsuliak said this at a briefing on Monday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Unfortunaly, one Ukrainian soldier was killed as a result of enemy attacks in Donetsk direction. Our deepest condolences to the relatives and friends of our defender. Another serviceman was wounded. He was immediately taken to the hospital where needed medical assistance was provided to him," Hutsuliak said.

He also noted that Russian-backed militants launched two targeted attacks on the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in Luhansk direction, and 34 – in Donetsk direction. In general, 44 attacks were recorded over the past day, Hutsuliak said.


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